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peeling chiles Griddle Roasting Vegetables -   You can watch the video on griddle roasting here          


pork-with-pumpkin-re-sized Pork with Pumpkin Sauce (Puerco con Calabaza) -   Recipe and photo Zarela’s Veracruz, Houghton Mifflin, 2001, Ohoto by Pedro de Aguinaga   Pumpkin-meat combinations are a hallmark of the Afro-Caribbean heritage of Veracruz.  The tradition is being upheld by Santiago Careaga and his wife, Elena, of Tamiahua,...


lidia's king crab Where to Eat in New York Reasonably -   You’ll have to go to Oaxaca for Rodolfo Castellanos’ aguachile but it is one thing I absolutely would love to eat like….RIGHT NOW! I am updating his post because I just discovered that my absolutely favorite Italian restaurant, Teodora,...

Zarela Martinez is one of America’s top culinary professionals and a 2013 inductee into the James Beard Foundation Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America. Her achievements as a chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, food television host, and product developer and merchandiser place her as a pioneering woman in the world of the multiplatform food personality. More